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CITES Secretary-General's remarks at the destruction of confiscated and other wildlife parts - Chitwan National Park, Nepal

Destruction of Confiscated and Other Wildlife Parts

Chitwan National Park, Nepal, 22 May, 2017

International Day for Biodiversity

Statement by Mr John E. Scanlon, Secretary-General of CITES

 

Honorable Minister of Foreign Affairs, Dr. Prakash Sharan Mahat,

Ministers and State Ministers, Government of Nepal,  

EU provides 900,000 EUR to support CITES marine species capacity building projects

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not an official document.

 

PRESS RELEASE

United Nations issues stamps featuring newly listed CITES species

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not an official document.

 

PRESS RELEASE

CITES Task Force agrees on strategies to combat illegal trade in tortoises and freshwater turtles

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not an official document.

 

PRESS RELEASE

CITES Task Force agrees on strategies to combat illegal trade in tortoises and freshwater turtles

 

CITES calls on tourism and travel sector to join the fight against illegal wildlife trade

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not an official document.

 

PRESS RELEASE

Keynote Address by CITES Secretary-General John E. Scanlon at the World Travel and Tourism Council’s 17th Global Summit - Bangkok, Thailand

 ‘Transforming our World’

World Travel and Tourism Council’s 17th Global Summit

Bangkok, Thailand 26-27 April 2017

‘Tourism for Tomorrow’

Keynote Address by John E. Scanlon, CITES Secretary-General

 

CITES Secretary-General's remarks at the Regional Project to Manage, Monitor and Control Wild Fauna and Flora Species Endangered by Trade (KfW Project), Brasilia, Brazil

Inception Workshop

Brasilia, Brazil, 25 to 26 April 2017

Remarks by John E. Scanlon, CITES Secretary-General

 

Secretary General, Ambassador María Jacqueline Mendoza Ortega

Secretary-General's welcome remarks at the meeting of the CITES Tortoises and Freshwater Turtles Task Force, Singapore

CITES Tortoises and Freshwater Turtles Task Force

Singapore, 25-27 April 2017

Welcome remarks by John E. Scanlon, CITES Secretary-General


Chief Executive Officer, Ms. Tan Poh Hong,

CITES representatives and experts discuss trade and captive breeding of CITES-listed animals at UNEP-WCMC in Cambridge, UK

Geneva, 6 April 2017 - On 29-30 March 2017, representatives of the CITES Secretariat and of the UN Environment World Conservation Monitoring Centre (UNEP-WCMC) met in Cambridge with representatives of the Animals Committee and of selected Parties to discuss CITES controls on trade in captive-produced animals.

CITES Secretary-General's remarks at the 3rd Regional Dialogue on Preventing Illegal Logging and Trading of Siamese Rosewood

The 3rd Regional Dialogue on Preventing Illegal Logging and Trading of Siamese Rosewood

Bangkok, Thailand

29-31 March 2017

John E. Scanlon, CITES Secretary-General

 

General Surasak Kanjanarat, Minister of Natural Resources and Environment,

Dr.Wijarn Simachaya, Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment,

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